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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Cortisol, leptin and free leptin index (FLI) in newborns in the first days of life and their importance for body weight programming

Study population (n = 44)
Gender (male)27 (61,4%)
Gestational age (wks)39.5 ± 1.1
Apgar score (range)8–10
Birth weight (g)3432 ± 409
Weight on the 2nd day (g)3298 ± 401
Weight on the 3rd day (g)3275 ± 408
Weight on the 4th day (g)3340 ± 410
Birth weight loss on the 4th day (%)5.47 ± 2.45
Body length (cm)53.9 ± 2.5
Head circumference (cm)34.3 ± 1.3
Chest circumference (cm)33.5 ± 1.5
Exclusive breastfeeding44 (100,0%)
  1. Data expressed as mean ± SD, range or n (%)